Content Management Sites
Content management allows businesses to make changes to the site themselves. Using their own password, businesses can login in and add relevant detail to their pages such as Christmas sales or other seasonal and relevant promotions. This significantly reduces the cost in maintaining a website because a web professional is only needed to add functionality rather than add the content too.
The Alliance of Celebrants Queensland migrated their site to wordpress after it Joomla proved to complex to manage. A new directory was created that integrated electronic payments, maps and rating systems. With an incremental implementation of functionality over time, ACQ is now Queenslands largest membership of celebrants.
Operating a state government authorized and accredited vehicle safety inspection service, Andy Buckberry needed a site that would make his phone ring more often. After his site was installed, Andys’ site climbed to a google page one for his niche keyword. His phone now rings so often that he has employed a part time receptionist to manage is phone and his diary.
Australian golf education is a new startup company on the gold coast pitching its education courses to students in Asian countries. AGE needed something to capture student interest from the website which would then convert to an enrolment. Incorporating an email campaign and a social media campaign, AGE is fast growing its enrolment intake.
Manufacturing custom made cutting boards from recycled timber on Stradbroke Island, Bay Branch needed a market ready site to catalogue their products and sell to the public.
Brisbane Spring Water is one of a family of websites specifically geared to capture customers based in brisbane searching for spring water. This site is ranked on the first page of google search results and has reduced the need for extensive google adwords advertising. The site was strategically deployed 12 months before traffic was actually needed. It gradually gained traction and it was primed by the time it was needed. The site now generates all the new business needed for the brisbane region for the company.
Wedding Celebrant Caroline Jackson had a website but it was in desperate need of a make over. Her old site was converted to a wordpress site and was given a major face lift. Since then it has been given another face lift to appear modern and fresh. With some smart SEO Caroline has also seen an increase in the number of bookings.
A local builder, Darren needed better performance from his website. He needed better search engine visibility and higher response rates from his email enquiry forms. A well configured wordpress site was the perfect platform to move his business forward.
DiH Mental Health Training runs courses for companies and Non Government Organisations for employees to asist their clientelle with the complexities of mental health issues and how to best manage the workplace.
When implemented several years ago, the traffic facebook provides now accounts for 50% of all traffic that Kiss the Bride receives. On top of that, facebook advertising is instrumental in the seasonal traffic spikes to generate new and repeat sales across the site. Using facebook marketing tools, this page continually receives shares are likes.
Peak Marketing Systems. Log Design. Cover Design. Integrated comments app form pages with the host site Peak Marketing Systems.
Gold Coast Spring Water is one of a family of sites targeting spring water customers on the gold coast. The site now ranks on the first page of search results. The company now generates all its business on the gold coast using this site reducing the need for external advertising campaigns.
Located in Tamborine Mountain, heavenly Beauty Salon is where all the best beauty treatment happens!
Directory of wedding providers in Australia. Kiss the Bride wedding is completely custom built ASP/MySQL business to business directory fully capable of incorporating images and video, promoting the wares of wedding provides to brides search for wedding providers. Highly optimised for the wedding industry, the site was a work in progress for 2 years until completion. Business and brides were able to adjust their details and brides could email providers using online forms. A bridal blog and forum attracted traffic to return to the site which in turn attracted new advertisers and affiliates. Adsense ads boosted the site revenue. Even though some bigger players have entered the market. Kiss the Bride remains consistent in its ability to reach consumers in the Australian wedding niche.
Local Tamborine Mountain artist Liz Mason uses her website to extend the reach of her artwork around the world using it to sell her artwork and connect with similar atists of the same ilk from all corners of the globe.
Originally based in Brisbane, Merivale faced the double whammy of converting their site to a content management system whilst also optimising the site to reflect their new geographic location in Toowoomba. With a photo catalogue of hundreds of photos, the site uses Flickr as the content delivery for their images which greatly improves the performance of the site. For several years, the site has consistently ranked in on the first page of search results which has built the business to capacity inside 2 years.
Mount Tamborine Spring Water Bottlers generates new leads for spring water customers in the Mount Tamborine region. The site also boasts a fully customised ASP/MySQL customer relationship manager (CRM) that automatically schedules and contacts customers using email and SMS which seamlessly snaps in a payment gateway to handle all payments. The CRM also captures delivery GPS co ordinates using the Google maps API which is used to generate dynamic maps for drivers and can also be exported to a GPS. The CRM also utilises a web app for a smart phone or a tablet so that invoicing and delivery dockets can be generated at the time of delivery and emailed to the customer. This auto tracks sales and reduces cancellations. A powerful and robust CRM that has redefined the business giving it the capability to scale up without the extra workload.
To create the online presence needed to operate a small computer repair business in Mount Tamborine, Mountain Man computing set up a small site optimised for Google searches. Integrated are the social medial and google maps components which essential when users are browsing search engines for a computer repair technician on Mount Tamborine.
School newsletter distribution service emailing and SMS school newsletters to parents that is completely school focused. Safe Newsletters is completely custom built to cater for the needs of Australian schools. Unlike other newsletter email systems such as Mailchimp, Safe Newsletters removes many of the business functionality and translates this to cater for schools, giving then a narrow but powerful set of tools to communicate effectively and efficiently to their parent audiences,
Sensational Gift Ideas uses a content management system with a shopping cart added in to list their inventory which they can sell off the site. The flexibility and ease of use makes adding products in bulk extremely efficient and effective. Using paypal as the payment processor, this business has added an extra dimension to their cash flow by cleverly managing their online sales to passively boost their cash flow from their brick and mortar shop front in Surfers Paradise.
St Bernard State School converted their site from Joomla over to Wordpress. This gave the school increased flexibility, ease and control over managing their content. Once implemented the school found greater engagement from the school community. They maximised their transparency and communication which directly translated into increased enrolments.
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Local Real Estate Agent Dave Edwards developed his site to brand himself a trusted local relator. Using a blog style advice stream with a property investment newsletter, Dave is developing a loyal following using email and social media.
Local Mount Tamborine Real Estate Agents migrated their static site to a dynamic content management site where they could add properties themselves. Using custom post types, Tamborine Mountain Rentals and Sales were delivered a site where they could manage their own properties with a tool set of parametric fliters allowing users to easily search the site.
Operated by former Wallaby star Garrick Morgan, the Cottages are a 4.5 star Luxury Cottage Accommodation geared for families, weddings and those seeking an ourtdoors getaway. The new cottages site uses custom post types to show off each cottage with a photo gallery and online booking form.
Local Toowoomba wedding photographer Andrew Thorpe wanted better search engine visibility for his site. Converting his old one page site over to Word Press with a new keyword optimised domain name, Andrew now enjoys a lot more new business from SEO traffic in the Toowoomba region.